Nursing WSPF September 2019: The RESTORE Protocol: Nurse-Implemented Goal-Directed Sedation for Mechanically Ventilated Patients

Originally screened in 2015, Martha A.Q. Curley, PhD, RN, FAAN, discusses the development and implementation of the RESTORE Protocol, which originated at Boston Children's Hospital. Dr. Curley also describes how the RESTORE protocol is used, how this protocol affects outcomes of sedated pediatric patients on mechanical ventilation and how sedation can be managed safely by nurses.

The interview was conducted by Dr. Jean Solodiuk, PhD, RN, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Manager/Nurse Scientist, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital.


Following this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how and why the RESTORE Protocol was developed
  • Explain the outcomes of the RESTORE Trial
  • Explain why the RESTORE Protocol is crucial to the PICU nursing practice
  • Explain how the RESTORE Protocol benefits both patients and families
  • Access and use the RESTORE Protocol in their institutions

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Date & Time: 
09/17/2019 - 13:00 to 14:00